Drawing on fascinating archival material, and interweaving fact with fiction, in this video award-winning author Dianne Wolfer deftly recreates the story of Fay Howe, the little girl from Breaksea Island. In doing so she depicts the hardships of those left at home during WWI — waiting, wondering and hoping.
Being excited to contribute to the place you call home is what Kyle Hughes-Odgers’ art is all about. And it’s never too young to start in your own classroom! By helping students to discover their unique talents and their passions, we can support their involvement in the community and their ability to contribute.
Before their most recent collaboration, award-winning creators Norman Jorgensen and James Foley released a fun picture book about a little boy who outwits local bullies by channelling his inner Viking. The Last Viking was its name and Knut was its hero. Find out where all that pillaging began by listening to this reading of […]
PR Coordinator Verity Gorman started at Fremantle Press as an intern in 2011 and quickly became an essential part of the marketing team. On the cusp of her graduation from Curtin University, she’ll soon be off to the very green pastures of Albany and a job at GWN7. We wish her success in all her […]
Proceeds from the sale of The Miners has raised $135,000 for the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Copies of the book were auctioned off by Atlas Iron Chairman and Western Australian of the Year, David Flanagan, with the most expensive copy fetching $60,000. The Miners was a Fremantle Press consultancy project for Atlas Iron that pays tribute […]
Vale to a beautiful man with a huge intellect and a social conscience to match. Niall, your contribution to the good side has been deeply felt and always appreciated. We are all diminished by the books you won’t get to write. But the ripples will go on. With love, and condolences to Sam and family, […]
For the past four years we have received generous support from AIM WA in the form of scholarships for staff to attend professional development courses at the institute. These kinds of courses would normally be out of the budget reach of most not-for-profit organisation such as ours. This year we received a $2000 grant which […]
Chris Nixon is the illustrator of the internationally renowned Jake series and Crocodile Cake but he’s so much more than that. He’s building a CV that includes public art, video direction and commercial illustration. Here are some notes about how he approaches each project and a video of Chris at work.